Sunday, July 5, 2015

New clemency initiative, but will it benefit GIs?

The New York Times ran this useful story the other day about the Obama administration's plans to increase its use of executive clemency in nonviolent drug cases. Quaere: will there also be an uptick in the number of pardons and commutations in court-martial cases? Typically, there is only the rarest sprinkling of military cases on the list of clemency actions.

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